Gluten-Free, Vegan, Low Carb & More: 23 Reader Questions About Special Diets

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It can be confusing and intimidating when you or a loved one starts a restricted diet of any kind. How do you go about preparing meals that fit within the restrictions, but are still satisfying and tasty? This year we tackled many questions about special diets, including the best gluten-free travel meals, diabetes-friendly desserts, good vegan meals that don’t rely on meat substitutes, and 20 more, with tons of helpful advice from our readers.

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